MHG10092 - Allt Na H-Atha

Summary

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Type and Period (2)

  • HUT CIRCLE SETTLEMENT (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC to 560 AD)
  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Tumuli OS 6"map, Sutherland, 2nd ed., (1907)

Tumuli marked on 1st ed OS in this area at 263430893050 - HAW 2/2003

Enclosures OS 25"map, (1967)

On slight elevation 2 contiguous oval hut circles. The entrances are from SSE, that of W hut being 2 .5' wide, other is too indefinite to measure. Nearby are about eight small mounds.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1909.

2 contiguous stone-walled huts lying WNW-ESE. Larger E hut measures c12m diameter between wall centres, with wall spread to c3m in N but destroyed in S. Other hut measures 9.5m diameter between wall centres, with walls spread to c2m all round. The entrance is not apparent in either hut. There are about a dozen stone clearance heaps immediately to W, probably of contemporary plots.
Huts surveyed at 1/2500 (OS {RDL}). 28 5 1963 and (RL) 16 October 1969.

No change. Visited by OS (J B) 1 September 1980.


RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Second report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Sutherland, 26, No. 68 (Text/Report). SHG2657.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6380 9285 (227m by 138m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH69SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CREICH

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